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The Splash Zone 12/27/20: Fitzmagic Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive

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Miami Dolphins v Las Vegas Raiders Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

Brian Flores knew his team needed a spark in the 4th quarter, so he turned to the gunslinger, Ryan Fitzpatrick. For the second time this season, Flores pulled Tua Tagovailoa to get Fitzpatrick on the field to provide a spark. Boy oh boy, Fitzpatrick provided a spark with his Fitzmagic. The veteran QB threw a no look pass, while his facemask is getting ripped off and ending up completing the ball to Mack Hollins along with roughing the passer penalty which set up the game winning field goal by Jason Sanders. This game was nutty and keeps the Dolphins alive for the postseason.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day’s round-up below.

Ryan Fitzpatrick again replaces Tua Tagovailoa, leads Dolphins to comeback win vs. Raiders
Once again, Dolphins coach Brian Flores benched Tua Tagovailoa for Ryan Fitzpatrick in the fourth quarter of a winnable game. This time, Miami won.

Dolphins at Raiders

Game recap: Miami Dolphins vs. Las Vegas Raiders, 12/26/20 | Miami Herald
Ryan Fitzpatrick rallied the Miami Dolphins past the Las Vegas Raiders 26-25, capped by a 44-yard field goal by Jason Sanders to keep the Dolphins’ playoff hopes very much alive.

Fitzmagic strikes again, leading Dolphins to improbable 26-25 win - ProFootballTalk
Fitzmagic may have saved the Dolphins’ playoff hopes . . . while dashing those of the Raiders and the Ravens.

Dolphins vs. Raiders - Game Recap - December 26, 2020 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Miami Dolphins vs. Las Vegas Raiders football game.

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